News & Updates

MEXPORT is a premier cross-border business expo promoting trade and business opportunities in the Cali-Baja region. The expo will take place in San Diego on April 26th. With over 180 booths, it provides a space for executives and business owners to showcase their components, products, and services to major manufacturers in San Diego and Baja […]

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Kenia Zamarripa, Director of International Business Affairs, met with delegates from the Barranquilla Chamber of Commerce on February 9th. The Barranquilla Chamber, comprised by over 63,000 business members in northern Colombia, expressed their interest in understanding the role of the Chamber in the Cali-Baja region, particularly in the innovation industry. In Barranquilla, the Chamber is […]

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On March 1-2nd , 2018, Tijuana’s Customs Secretariat (SAT) will be hosting the first Competitiveness in Foreign Trade and Customs Fair at their headquarters. The Chamber, along other organizations, has partnered with SAT to promote the fair in joint efforts to promote and facilitate cross-border commerce. One of the event’s goals is to unite regional […]

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On February 15th, the Chamber hosted a Cross-Border Business Forum focusing on San Diego and Baja, California Norte as a binational tourist destination. A panel of experts answered key questions such as what are the benefits and challenges of promoting and supporting cross-border tourism in the region, shared statistics on the economic impact of a […]

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Last December, the U.S. Congress voted to enact the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act which reduces business tax rates and revamps the U.S. international tax system. As a result, the reforms will have important consequences for companies and markets all around the world, including the taxation of U.S. corporations’ foreign subsidiaries. These subsidiaries pay corporate […]

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The Chamber partnered with the City of San Diego in obtaining a grant as part of the 2017 Gateways for Growth Challenge by New American Economy, to design a strategic plan for San Diego to welcome and integrate immigrants and refugees. The grant funded a study that provided data on the economic impact of San […]

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In collaboration with the Mexican Consulate in San Diego and the Tijuana Economic Development Corporation, the Cali-Israel Mexico Innovation Expo is a regional conference centered in Southern California and the Cali-Baja region of Mexico focusing on cross-border investment, venture capital, education, and asset management. The event provides partnership and investment opportunities among all participants, showcasing […]

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From international trade to the wall, the U.S. and Mexico relationship and our Cali-Baja region is at the forefront of the national political stage. With this has come a growing uncertainty for the future of our binational relationship. As a national model for productive and collaborative cross-border trade and commerce, it is critical that Cali-Baja […]

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On January 25th two simultaneous NAFTA talks were held in San Diego, at the Chamber office, and in Washington, D.C. The Chamber hosted a Good Government Speaker Series roundtable discussion on the economic impact of NAFTA with The New York Times journalist Eduardo Porter. Porter shared statistics and historic data which provided an overview of […]

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On February 5th, the “YES! For a Better San Diego” coalition announced the kick off for their signature drive to get the initiative on the ballot for the November elections. The coalition was joined by the San Diego Police Officers Association to announce their endorsement of the initiative. The initiative requires roughly 68,000 signatures from […]

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